Folk Medicine: The Art and the Science
Author(s): Richard P. Steiner
Publisher: American Chemical Society Publication
Subject: Medicinal Plants
Comments: Takes the mystery out of miracle cures. Explores the medical practices of non-Western cultures to establish a scientific basis for the successes of folk remedies. Explains why Western medical researchers are increasingly turning their attention to folk medicine for new drugs. Brings together work from many countries and a variety of cultures.
Last Updated: 2008-06-18